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Tony Shalhoub by Cathy Nelson Price
- MAINE'S CITY MAGAZINE
(2002) - Adrian Monk
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Perfect - Alex Thorpe - Auto
- Emir - Grief (1995)
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- Try to Remember the Night He Dismembered (1991)
- Ladies Who Lunch (1991)
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- If Elected, I Will Not Live (1991)
- I Ain't Got No Bunny (1991)
- The Taming of the Shrew (1991)
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- Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places (1991)
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For Hire - Dr. Hambrecht
Shalhoub most recently appeared at the American Repertory Theatre in the
role of Bobby in The Old Neighborhood, having appeared previously in eighteen
A.R.T. productions over four seasons. His roles included He in Diderot's
Rameau's Nephew (which he also played off-Broadway), Pozzo
Waiting for Godot (1983), Joseph Surface
The School for Scandal, Angelo in Measure for Measure, Solyony in Three
the premiere of Rundown, and The Son in
Characters in Search of an Author. A 1980 graduate of the Yale School of
Drama, he performed in seven productions at the Yale Repertory Theatre,
appearing as Vince in
Child, and Crotch and General Laskey
Ubu Rex. Tony has appeared on Broadway
Conversations with my Father (Tony Award nomination), The Heidi Chronicles;
in Zero Positive and For Dear Life at the Public Theater, Richard III and
Henry IV, Part I at Shakespeare-in-the-Park. Other resident
include Progress at the Long Wharf Theatre, and Rum and Coke at Coconut
in Gargoyles, episode "Grief"
in Gargoyles episode "Grief"
in "Men in Black, the animated
Aradesh in the video game, Fallout
City (TV) 1996 Narrator
Monk. The Screen Actor's Guild
- nominated, For Outstanding Actor
Monk. The Golden Globe Awards - won, Best Performance by an Actor in a
Television Series - Musical or Comedy.
Made-Up. New Haven and Woods Hole Film Festivals - won, Audience Award
for Best Comedy. (separate awards)
Made-Up. Independent Voice Award,
Best Independent Film Feature.
Made-Up. Nantucket and North Haven Film Festivals - won, Best of Fest.
The Man Who Wasn't There. AFI Awards Featured Actor of the Year - Male
- Movie Tony Shalhoub.
The Man Who Wasn't There. Chicago
Critics Association Awards CFCA Award Best Supporting Actor Tony Shalhoub.
The Man Who Wasn't There. Online
Critics Society Awards OFCS Award Best Supporting Actor Tony Shalhoub.
Big Night. Independent Spirit Awards Award Best Male Lead Tony Shalhoub
and Stanley Tucci.
Big Night. Winner National Society of Film Critics Awards, the USA NSFC
Supporting Actor Tony Shalhoub.
Name: Anthony Marcus Shalhoub
October 9, 1953
Green Bay, Wisconsin
5'9" - 5'10"
Tony and Brooke have two daughters,
studied theatre at the Yale School of Drama.
was nominated for a Tony in 1992
his role as a Jewish man in the Broadway production of "Conversations With
attended university with actress, Jane Kaczmarek (Malcolm in the Middle)
and it was he that persuaded her to attend the Yale
has a dog named Lolly Pop and one cat.
and Fun Facts about Tony
from Cafe Arabica and the All Movie Guide)
family is from Lebanon and the American Midwest. Tony and his nine brothers
and sisters were born and raised in Green
Wisconsin. Their father emigrated from Lebanon to the U.S. as an orphan
at the age
He later married Shalhoub's mother, a second-generation Lebanese-American,
and founded a family company from the seedling
grocery store in the center of Green Bay. It was the American dream with
Shalhoub does not remember any Arab-Americans in Green Bay that he was
to. His extended family worked
together. "[There was] a strong sense of socializing and people helping
each other out," Shalhoub said. His father dreamt that his ten children
would stay in that community and work in the family business "but it didn't
really take on," Shalhoub said
a tinge of regret. "Many of us didn't
to stay in that community. In some
it would have been nice."
the big city beckoned, Tony Shalhoub's brothers and sisters introduced
him to the theater. Tony was just six years old. One of
sisters volunteered her little brother to play an extra in a high school
production of "The King and I." Even though the young Tony was left standing
on the wrong side of the curtain during the final dress rehearsal, he became
hooked to the theater.
that small musical production in Green Bay, Tony Shalhoub has consistently
skills and range as an actor. He
the Yale Drama School and trained
theater. Upon graduation, Shalhoub joined the American Repertory Theater
(ART) in Cambridge, MA. Shalhoub said that ART
fantastic place to launch a serious
career because of the flexibility and skills required from every cast member.
ART puts on two to three shows a week. After four seasons with ART, Shalhoub
moved to NYC where he met his wife, a fellow actress - Brooke Adams.
later had two children, Josie - who was adopted by Brooke earlier on and
brought Shalhoub success not only
career, but in his personal life as well:
nominated for a Tony for his role in Conversations With My Father and he
met his future wife, actress Brooke Adams, while acting in The Heidi Chronicles.
It was not
after his Broadway success that Shalhoub made his feature debut, as a doctor
in the 1990 AIDS drama Longtime Companion.
film career has been a testament
his range and a compliment to his abilities. Though prone to comedy, his
dramatic roles have gained him just as much, if not more, recognition than
his comedic roles. Winning the Best Supporting Actor award from the National
Society of Film Critics for his well-researched role in Big Night (1996).
WITH SEVERAL OTHER MOVIES
ON MY FILMOGRAPHY
would return to solid ground with his role as an obsessive-compulsive detective
in the well-received television pilot Monk (2002). Directed by Galaxy Quest
helmer Dean Parisot, the pilot for Monk successfully paved the way
the curiously innovative USA series to
and found the actor warmly
the medium that had
him to stardom. Also, he's returning
more episodes of Monk for the USA Network. His role in Against the
is soon to be coming out. And, if
rises even more - there will be no
where this talented star will next be
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Up and Picture of
Tony in PEOPLE, Dec 2, 2002 - 'Surprisingly Sexy':
Impression: "My eyes are bloodshot with dark circles under
them," he says. "They make women want to take care of me."
X-factor: "Tony has great dimples and a wonderful smile,"
says Crystal Bernard, Shalhoub's costar on the 1990-97 NBC seris Wings.
And yes, she loves his eyes: "They're dark, soulful and direct."
Shalhoub lives in L.A. with actress wife Brooke Adams, 53, and their two
daughters, ages 14 and 9. He's quick to admit his worst habit.
"I talk on the phone too much," he says. Adams, who met her husband
when both were on Broadway in The Heidi Chronicles, agrees.
"We'll be out together, finally, just the two of us. And he'll call
one of his brothers and talk for an hour."
guy: "The sexiest thing about Tony is that I can rely on
him forever," says Adams. "And you know what? Now that he's
becoming kind of famous, he looks a lot cuter to me!"